ISSF World Cup: Unnamed shooter tests positive for coronavirus, team-mates isolated | More sports News


2021-03-19 04:36:25

NEW DELHI: An unnamed shooter has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun which is scheduled to start on Friday at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting range (DKSSR).
“One shooter has tested COVID positive just before the start of ISSF Shooting World Cup, the player has been shifted to the hospital and his roommate has also been isolated,” Rajeev Bhatia, the secretary of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), said.
“The moment we came to know we isolated him, not today but the day we came to know. There is only one case that is positive and we are following all the protocols. We have also isolated the other two persons of that team,” he added.
When asked about the team’s name the NRAI secretary denied revealing the identity,
“Yesterday night we decided that they will not be allowed to come to the range,” he said.



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